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ASM and COVID-19: IGF member survey of challenges and opportunities

This report looks at the responses to the IGF’s survey of member countries about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their respective artisanal and small-scale mining sectors.

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and COVID-19: Responding to the pandemic

This brief outlines some of the main challenges to ASM sector support and regulation in the context of the global pandemic, and points tentatively to how governments could move forward with effective ASM sector management in the coming months.

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The Future of Resource Taxation: A roadmap

This document frames the IGF and ATAF’s project, The Future of Resource Taxation, which takes stock of mining taxation practices and considers alternatives to maximize the returns on mineral wealth for resource-rich countries.

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Draft Guidance for Governments: Environmental management and mining governance

As part of a public consultation, the IGF Secretariat has released the first draft of its forthcoming Guidance for Governments: Environmental Management and Mining Governance which is designed to help IGF member states implement the IGF’s Mining Policy Framework (MPF).

Guidance for Governments: Improving legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and management

This IGF guidance document offers governments a summary of international best practices in legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and related management plans for large-scale mines.